Buy-A-Bulb for Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, surprise your mom by planting flowers on the Charles River Esplanade in her honor.  This unique gift will help to beautify your beloved park and is something that you can visit and enjoy together for years to come. With a donation of $1 per bulb (minimum of $25), the Esplanade Association will plant Daffodils, Tulips, Alliums and Lilliums on […]

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It’s Earth Day Every Day at the Esplanade Association

Although Earth Day only comes once a year, the Esplanade Association cares for the soil, plants, and organisms that inhabit the Charles River Esplanade year-round. For over three years, EA has been working hard to be more sustainable and have a greater focus on conservation in our park care and public outreach efforts. We have […]

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Creeping, Crawling, Chaos! Invasive Insects in NE

The introduction of invasive wood-boring insects is especially threatening in New England. Here, we profile three of the biggest culprits.

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Pedestrian and Bike Traffic Diverted as Boston’s Backyard Gets Some TLC. | February 17, 2017

The Esplanade Association, is pleased to announce that an anonymous donation came in for tree care on the Charles River Esplanade Park.

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Bee-Mine: Sponsor-A-Pollinator | February 10, 2017

Looking for a special valentine’s day gift for that special someone? Just want to help the environment? Well EA’s Bee-Mine: Sponsor-A-Pollinator is here for you!

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A Visit to Skylight Studios by Wendy Pearl | February 8, 2017

Walking into Skylight Studios in Woburn is like stepping back in time. Plaster casts of classical sculpture, clay models, working sketches, and new work fill the old warehouse-turned-studio where Robert Shure and his staff make art.

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Enjoy Winter on the Esplanade | January 17, 2017

No matter the season, there are always plenty of ways to enjoy the Esplanade! During the winter, the park is full of wonderful reasons to bundle up and head outside.

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Don’t Feed the Reed | January 12, 2017

By Esplanade Association

If you have walked through the Esplanade recently, you may have noticed patches of densely growing reeds hugging the waterline. While they may be nice to look at, these reeds are actually the invasive species Phragmites australis, and they pose a serious threat to the Esplanade and the Charles River.

EA Names Alexi Conine as New Board Chair

EA Names Alexi Conine as New Board Chair | Jan 5, 2017

By Esplanade Association

The Esplanade Association Board of Directors is proud to announce that Alexi Conine has been elected to serve as Board Chair, beginning in 2017. Alexi has served as a member of the Esplanade Association’s board for the past year and has been deeply involved with helping to move the organization forward through her service on the Executive Committee and Project Planning Committee of the organization.

2016 Volunteer Spotlight - Boston Cares

2016 Volunteer Spotlight – Boston Cares | Dec 16, 2016

By Esplanade Association

Esplanade Association would like to recognize Boston Cares as our volunteers of the year for their continued commitment to improving the park in 2016. We are pleased to have Boston Cares Volunteer Leader, Anthony Rufo accept this honor on behalf of the group and share his experience with us.